Live From PSFK CONFERENCE SAN FRANCISCO: Micki Krimmel Of NeighborGoods
The founder of NeighborGoods talks about how creating bonds based on sharing goods within a community strengthens its social fabric.
NeighborGoods is an online community for locals to share resources, providing a platform to form real connections offline. Founder, Micki Krimmel, designed a space to save money and share stuff with neighbors. They won the SXSW Best Bootstrapped Startup in the Microsopt Bizspark Accelerator 2011. An idea born from her trip to Thailand, she was eager to borrow a backpack, instead purchasing one for $200 an item she since rarely used. Designing a mission for her brand; Micki wants to build stronger relationships in local communities and increase sustainability.